Three in Two

Spend 2 quick minutes exploring 3 cool websites

This week: Holiday Edition

'Tis the season for classroom parties, extra-curricular snacking and websites that can help students decompress as they begin studying for mid-terms. Here are a few fun activities that offer a new understanding of holiday celebrations while providing students with entertaining study break options.
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Virtual Dreidel

A fun and instructive website, equally suited to those who know how to play the game and newbies, too. Instructions for playing are supplemented by an explanation of the dreidel, a brief history of the game, and a link to Hannukah resources.

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Google Santa Tracker

With NORAD teaming with Microsoft this year, Google has upped the content of their Christmas village: they are introducing a new activity every day in December, including an opportunity to learn some basic Javascript coding.

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SnowDays: It's always snowing here!

Of all the "create a virtual flake" sites, SnowDays seems to offer the most dynamic visual support, particularly helpful for those of us who struggle with making actual paper snowflakes. Now, if only the "undo" feature was available in real life...